Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Mata Hari's Scrap Book

Photo: The scrapbook of Mata Hari exhibited at the Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands.

Mata Hari, who was accused of as a German spy during the World War I and executed by a French firing squad on 15 October 1917, was born as Margaretha Zelle on 7 August 1876 in Leeuwarden, where the museum is situated and in which there is a 'Mata Hari Room', well-known for research into the life and career of Leeuwarden's world-famous citizen.

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